Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections

Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years

Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

Health Highlights: March 21, 2017

  • U.S. Infant Death Rate at New Low

  • Former NFL player Dwight Clark Has ALS

  • Houston Officials Considering Gene-Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Zika

Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome

Ways to help ward off complications